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Over the past two weeks alone, seven House Republicans have announced they won’t run again, including two of just 13 GOP women in the House and the chamber’s lone African American Republican.
The way we produce food and manage land must change radically if humans hope to avoid catastrophic global temperature rise, according to a new report by the United Nations panel on climate change.
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – Heavy financial losses are forcing the closure of two rural hospitals, one in West Virginia and one in Ohio. The Intelligencer reports the hospitals’ President and… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A bouncer says he “would’ve died” before he let the Ohio gunman into the bar where hundreds of people were hiding during the melee. Jeremy Ganger,… Read More
Veterans are warning that the Department of Veterans Affairs has not resolved serious flaws in the way the program is administered.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they’ve suspended a West Virginia pharmacy’s registration for improperly dispensing prescription drugs. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart announced the suspension against Oak Hill Hometown… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Education has launched a new campaign and website to recruit and encourage potential teachers. The Education Department says there was a 36%… Read More
POCAHONTAS COUNTY, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a West Virginia state trooper is in stable condition after being shot in a gunfight where he killed a suspect. The West Virginia… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio will host a FREE Audio Production Music Program as part of the Stuart’s Arts Education program and applications are open now! Stuart’s Opera House… Read More
Several unions representing workers at the state’s two nuclear plants are objecting to a new bankruptcy plan by FirstEnergy Solutions, saying the energy generator’s latest filing would not honor union contracts…. Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A restaurant in West Virginia has hosted a dementia-friendly night meant to entertain and treat both caregivers and the cared. The Herald-Dispatch reports the Wednesday event at Jim’s… Read More
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 200 mayors, including two anguished by mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, are urging the Senate to return to the Capitol to act on gun safety legislation… Read More